by Nick Heckman
Magazine Cover Design
Photo Editing 2014-Present
Logos Logo Design
The Chinese Dam Book Cover Design
Welding Branding / Logo Design / Stationary Package
Wealth Project Branding
Book Cover Design
2014 Calendar Art Direction
Wait Know More Branding / Logo Design / Implementation
Magazine Cover Design
Photo Editing Pre 2014
Freelance Design | May 2006 - present
Operated full-time since March 2010. Work with clients to achieve project goals considering budget and deadlines.
Mile High Sports
Art Director | Full-time employee April 2007 - March 2010 + ongoing contract projects | Mile High Sports is a Colorado sports media company which includes a monthly magazine. Average page count: 100; Quantity: 20,000-35,000/issue; Readership: 60,000-105,000/issue.
Developed concept and design for magazine layout, feature stories and covers with editorial staff and creative team. Art directed photography, including fashion shoots and professional athletes. Edited segments and developed motion graphics for monthly TV show. Designed company logos including magazine masthead and all radio program logos.
Colorado University School of Pharmacy
Art Director - Pharmacy Perspectives Newsletter | August 2013 - present | The School of Pharmacy is one of the top ranked pharmacy schools in the nation. Average page count: 16-20; Large format brochure.
Worked with the Director of Communications & Alumni Affairs to develop concept, layout and design for the quarterly alumni newsletter.
Apple Tree Publishing
Art Director | February 2012 - present | Apple Tree Publishing is a boutique publishing company designed to serve small press works of fiction.
Developed concept, design and illustration for book covers with publishing staff.
Graphic Design | July 2010 - present | Chromedia™ is a small global company that develops creative technological tools of the future.
Worked with team to create brand identities for various projects.
Additional Current and Past Clients:
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, ICOSA Magazine, VLW Marketing, Lisa Abreo Design, Denver Public Schools, Southwest Industrial Welding, Denver Marketing Group, Denver Marathon, Guttau Public Relations, CAP Logistics, Borderline Amazing Productions and University of Colorado Denver.
Bangkok, Thailand | Intern | April 2006 - June 2006 | Lowe and Partners is an international advertising agency headquartered in London.
Concept development and design production.
References - Available upon request.